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Homeless Stories And Shelters

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Updated 07-13-19



A better way to design communities.....
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Homelessness Is On The Rise
Throughout California.....
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The rise of tent encampments is
changing the face of American homelessness.....
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As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis,
 typhus and other diseases is growing....
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LA Police Chief Seeks To Wipe Out
Minor Arrest Warrants For Homeless.....
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Homelessness jumps 12% in L.A. County
and 16% in the city; officials ‘stunned’.....
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ORLANDO'S $62M PROBLEM
The biz community plays a key role in
 solving chronic homelessness.....
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These are the states where homelessness
has increased and decreased the most.....
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A Home for Everyone: The Veterans Inn.....
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Four months after Hurricane Michael
thousands still homeless in Florida.....
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Overcoming Medical Debt.....
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Tiny Houses For The Homeless in Los Angeles.....
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Dallas Homeless Man Gets Makeover
In Time For Father's Day.....
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Shuffled Among Homeless Shelters,
 and Not Told Why.....
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Los Angeles County homeless population
rises 12% to nearly 60,000.....
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Homeless in College: Students sleep in cars,
on couches when they have nowhere else to go.....
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Homeless shelters could deny transgender people
 under proposed Trump administration rule.....
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Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless.....
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Dozens Of Women Being Forced To
 Leave Homeless Shelter.....
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Private Donors Help Make New
OKC Homeless Shelter Possible.....

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Proposal for 180-bed Modesto
homeless shelter reaches milestone.....

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Key West Still Struggles To Find
Permanent Home For Homeless Shelter.....

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(Prayers answered)
Costa Mesa set to spend $6.9 million
 on location for a homeless shelter.....

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Franklin leaders unveil plan to build
permanent homeless shelter in city.....

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God’s Love We Deliver'.....
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Can Micro-Real-Estate Developers Help Solve
 the Homelessness Crisis?.....

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Homelessness is getting worse in Merced.
 New report shows troubling spike in population.....

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‘Homeless people need help, not punishment’:
Pressure mounts to repeal Vagrancy Act.....

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Homeless Man Shares Heartbreaking Story
of Family Tragedy and Cancer.....

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Homelessness: 'Everywhere you look is pain, pain, pain'.....
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Group beats up homeless men sleeping on Brooklyn street, steals $5.....
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What do you do for hundreds of homeless students? You open a Family and Youth Resource Center....
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As temperatures dip, Aurora community comes together to help homeless....
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Indiana couple opens restaurant to help the homeless.....
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REAL STORIES
Centrepoint helps more than 10,000 homeless young people every year. With our support, they've achieved amazing things and overcome some huge obstacles.....

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Meet our kids
The brave kids who walk through our shelter doors are our inspiration in everything we do. Get to know these courageous young people and show them that their lives matter.....

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Causes Of Homelessness...
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Jay Evensen: What if plans for the homeless in 2019 don't work?....
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New homeless shelter opening in Denver for the first time in 30 years....
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Homelessness-LA Times....
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Housing & Homelessness Orange County CA....
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Volunteers take stock of Bay Area’s crisis in biennial homeless count....
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Man Homeless For 35 Years Reunites With His Family,
 Thanks To A Stranger’s Kindness
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Seven-year-old wins Young Writer Award for ’emotive’ poem about a homeless man....
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One Million Students Homeless....
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Homelessness in Placer County....
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Four Homelessness Trends from 2018 and What
They Could Mean for 2019....

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Dallas tiny houses see two years of successfully housing homeless....
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Dallas Homeless Singers Have A Lofty Dream:
A National Street Choir....

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Volunteers scour Dallas to count homeless,
who see themselves as 'normal people that just messed up'....

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We asked 12 homeless people what happened.
Their answers show we all are close to the streets....

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Real life stories
People can become homeless for many reasons and the effects of homelessness can be devastating....

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The homeless tents in the centre of Cardiff: What the law says....
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Homeless man helps Chiefs player Jeff Allen
 make it to playoff game....

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Oregon ranks 2nd in US for unsheltered homeless...
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Second Line provides free meals, haircuts to homeless(Memphis Tn )...
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Across a diverse landscape, L.A's hidden homeless live hard lives in fanciful 'homes'...
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Albuquerque man helps former inmates avoid homelessness....
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New apartment complex to house the homeless in east Austin....
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Salvation Army to serve as central hub for homeless agencies...
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Woman runs 24 hours continuously to fundraise for Dayton homeless shelter....
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SF opens its newest Navigation Center Wednesday
— nearby homeless want in
.....
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Homeless shelter provides extra rooms on freezing nights...
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Local shelters to house extra homeless during rainy New Year’s Eve...
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Seattle Is Dying: Drugs And Homelessness In Seattle....

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Study: Minnesota sees spike in homelessness since 2015....

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Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness....

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Homeless people who have died in 2018 remembered at gathering in downtown St. Louis...
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North Charleston city and faith leaders help area’s homeless to stay warm....
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The rise of tent encampments is changing
 the face of American homelessness
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Homelessness: Two men reveal their own personal story....
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The State won't know how many homeless
 students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer
....
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New Santa Rosa Mayor Tom Schwedhelm supports dense downtown, spending on homelessness....
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Podcast | Wilmington homeless shelter faces budget-related closure....
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He tells the story of his pathway to Cork Simon
 Community and how he became homeless
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10 Inspirational Stories Of People Who Escaped A Life Of Homelessness....
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Our storyteller George is out there every day speaking to
real people about their experiences of homelessness
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Homeless shelters seeing new faces as they rescue people from the cold....
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San Jose: Newly elected City Council clears hurdle for homeless
 housing project
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Hope and Help Are Paid Forward With Butterfly Coins
Pair creates Butterfly Coins to help others spread kindness across the map.....
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Downtown Pocatello business owner files appeal against homeless shelter relocation....
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Serving The Homeless.....
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Starbucks Employees Challenged to Serve Even Those Who Aren't Buying.....
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Sonoma County to explore ballot measure to bolster mental health and homeless services....
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Nearly 500 families won’t become homeless, thanks to new Oakland housing program...
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Number of homeless people in Mass. is up 14 percent.....
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Friends remember homeless man for his manners and time spent on
 a park bench
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Olympia hopes mitigation site combats homeless crisis.....
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Being homeless is not a crime, so why are so many jailed?.....

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When a Jail Becomes a Homeless Shelter....
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The Law Of Love Overrides The Laws Of Men
Pastor sues St. Louis after he was ticketed

 for giving homeless people sandwiches....
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Homeless in US: A deepening crisis on the streets of America....
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Homeless and the harshness of Utah winters: How can we help?....
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Camp Fire Shelter or Homeless Encampment:
 Red Cross still sheltering hundreds in Chico....
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West Coast States Have Highest Rates of Homelessness....
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Sock drive for the homeless a success at Spring Valley High School....
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Mayor Paul Soglin seeking $165,000 for more security at housing for homeless families....
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Once homeless, Fairfield Township couple gives back to others in need....
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As a priest takes the city to court, a young mayor tries to figure out how to deal with a sprawling longtime homeless camp on the riverfront...
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Northlands Rescue Mission: A day in the life at Grand Forks' only emergency homeless shelter....
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For children on the outside, a way home....
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Maricopa County provides funding for shelters to open for homeless
 during cold snap
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Indio homeless encampment slated to be shut down Wednesday....
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‘Sacred Shelter’ Offers Stories of Hope From Formerly Homeless....
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Spokane ranks fifth in cities with highest homeless population....
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'We don’t have anywhere to go':
Lake Sacajawea homeless face limited options....
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A social justice movement inspired by MLK is waging a new war on poverty....
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‘Milwaukee Downtown’ seeks ‘Key To Change’ donations in effort to
 help the homeless
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This engineer was a homeless teen — now he’s a rapper who
 also works at Google.....

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God, love and grub awaits those in need at the Good Shepherd.....
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‘I told you my object is to heal the world’: Kyrie Irving explains why he gave money to homeless man....
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DRIVE: Couple's collection will benefit area homeles....
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Homeless Sweeps: City Paid Contractor Nearly $400,000 to Assist in Cleanups.....
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San Jose moves forward with shipping
container housing plan for homeless.....
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This Doctor Turned Down a High-Paying
 Career to Treat the Homeless
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Janesville man pitches tiny homes as housing option for homeless....
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New housing option for Tacoma homeless college students....
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By relating her own childhood experiences, Regina powerfully provides audiences with insight into how simple acts of encouragement and kindness can forever impact the life of a child in need....
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The hidden face of homelessness in Brevard County: families....
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Helping Broome County’s homeless during freezing temperatures....
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Knoxville's homeless population share their stories, love for the city.....
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L.A. Vigil for 1,200+ Homeless Who Have Died in L.A. County....
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Prayers Answered
Kankakee approves homeless shelter by 9-4 vote.....
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A Will to Survive - Overcoming Homelessness and Addiction in Charleston.....
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Most Influential 2018: Judge David O. Carter and attorney Brooke Weitzman force Orange County to address homelessness....
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Faithful Friends helped Pete and Buster when they were homeless.
Now Pete's giving back.....
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Adrift: A 24-Hour Diary of Living Homeless in Knoxville....
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Shelters and Donation Opportunities



Pine Street Inn
444 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
info@pinestreetinn.org
 617.892.9100

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Rosie’s Place
889 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617.442.9322

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Southampton Street Shelter
 Boston

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Friends of Boston’s Homeless
12 Wise Street • Boston MA 02130
(617) 942-8671

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Heading Home
The Schrafft Center
529 Main Street, Suite 100
Charlestown, MA 02129

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St. Francis House
39 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-542-4211

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Boston Rescue Mission
39 Kingston St, Boston, MA 02111
Tel: (617) 338-9000

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Catholic Charitable Bureau
of the Archdiocese of Boston
275 West Broadway 
 Boston, MA 02127

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Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance
7 Bulfinch Place, Suite 201
Boston, MA 02114

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Women's Lunch Place
67 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-0200

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Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
66 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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THE YMCA OF GREATER BOSTON
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Broken Chains Ministry
Las Vegas, NV

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Providence House
814 Cotton Street
 Shreveport, LA 71101

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The Mercy Center
 Centenary Blvd Shreveport, LA 71104​​​​​
Toll Free: 866-513-2863 Phone: 318-222-6633

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BISHOP OTT SHELTER FOR MEN
1623 Convention St. 
Baton Rouge
(225) 383- 7343

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New York City Resue Mission
90 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 226-6214

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Covenant House New York
550 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10018
 | 212-613-0300

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Coalition for the Homeless
129 Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
Telephone: 212-776-2000

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WIN
115 West 31st St.
7th Floor
NY, NY 10001
T: 212-695-4758
E: info@winnyc.org

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The Bowery Mission

 432 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016
 1-800-BOWERY-1
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PACIFIC GARDEN MISSION
1458 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60607
312-492-9410

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Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
(312) 641-4140

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Cornerstone Community Outreach
4628 North Clifton Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60640
phone: 773.271.8163

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Deborah's Place
2822 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
773-722-5080

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REVIVE CENTER
1668 W. Ogden Ave
Chicago IL 60612
312-997-2222

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The Salvation Army Evangeline Booth Lodge
5040 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60630
Phone: (773) 725-1100

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Franciscan Outreach 717B W. 18th St.
Chicago, IL 60616

(773) 278-6724
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Covenant House
30 West Chicago Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-759-7888

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City Union Mission
1100 East 11th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
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reStart Inc. 918 E. Ninth Street,
Kansas City, Mo 64106

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Kansas City Rescue Mission
1520 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

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City Union Mission
1100 East 11th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
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Footprints
Outpatient Treatment/Drop-in Center
4501 Troost Avenue
Kansas City MO 64110
Phone: (816) 561-0567

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Hope Faith Ministries
 Kansas City

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Halo
1600 Genessee, Suite 200
Kansas City
 MO 64102
(816) 472-4256

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas
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Community LINC
Kansas City

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Mothers' Refuge
14400 E. 42nd St. South,
Suite 220
Independence, MO 64055

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Haven for Hope of Bexar County, Tx
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Firehouse Ministries 1501 3rd Ave N
Birmingham, AL
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Men's Shelter of
Charlotte
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Durham  NC Rescue Mission
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Good Shepherd Center
 Wilmington NC

(910) 763-4424
info@goodshepherdwilmington.org

 Domestic Violence Shelter and Services
Wilmington NC
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ReStart3:20
470-575-5102
561 West Whitehall St SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
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Action Ministries
1700 Century Cir NE, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30345

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There are many ways to volunteer your time and
services to Memphis Union Mission.
Please select the appropriate link below to learn more specific
ways to lend a helping hand.
(901) 526-8434

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Dorothy Day House
1429 POPLAR AVENUE
MEMPHIS, TN, 38104
(901) 726-6760

Community Alliance For The Homeless
44 N Second Street, 3rd Floor
 Memphis, TN 38103 | Phone: 901.527.1302
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CALVARY Rescue Mission
960 South Third Street
Memphis. TN 38106
(901) 7752570



THE DOE FUND, NYC
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Downtown Rescue Mission
1400 Evangel Drive NW,
Huntsville, AL
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The Salvation Army of the Carolinas •
 501 Archdale Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217

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Old Savannah City Mission
912.232.1979
Savannah, GA 31416

Atlanta Mission
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Nicholas House
Atlanta, GA 30333
 404/622-0793
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The Drake House
10500 Clara Drive
Roswell, GA 30075
 770-587-4712
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One80 Place
Charleston SC
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Tricounty Family Ministries
North Charleston – 3349 Rivers Avenue
 843-747-1788


Nashville Rescue Mission
615-255-2475
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Safe Haven
1234 3rd Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210
 info@safehaven.org
615.256.8195
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Room In The Inn
Mainline: 615.251.9791
Winter Shelter: 615.251.7019
info@roomintheinn.org
705 Drexel Street
Nashville, TN 37203
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YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee
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Knox Area Rescue Ministries
418 N Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 673-6540
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The Love Kitchen, Inc.
2418 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37915
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Volunteer Ministry Center
511 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-524-3926
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Knoxville
Dream Center
1444 Breda Dr. Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 688-9636

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A Hand Up For Women
Knox County Christian
Women’s Job Corps
2723 Fairview Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
  865-525-9696






 UNION GOSPEL MISSION OF TARRANT COUNTY, Tx
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Faith Rescue Mission
108 Camden St, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 262-6024

Urban Ministry Center
945 North College St.
Charlotte, NC 28206
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ATLANTA CHILDREN’S SHELTER
607 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30308
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Gateway Center
275 Pryor St. SW
Atlanta, GA, 30303
(404) 215-6600
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HOPE Atlanta
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Our House
173 Boulevard Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-522-6056
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Family Shelter
2411 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29204
803.771.7040
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Community Kitchen of MB
1411 Mr. Joe White Ave
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
 843-444-9383

Helping Hand  Of Myrtle Beach
1411 Mr. Joe White Ave Unit B
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Coastal Rescue Mission, Inc.
"Strengthening Fragile Families"
PO Box 8386, Myrtle Beach SC 29578-8386.
(843) 650-1352

Chattanooga Community Kitchen's....
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Union Gospel Mission is active throughout the Twin Cities metro area....
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The Alabama Rural Coalition for the Homeless
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Charlotte Family Housing
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Decatur Ga Cooperative Ministry
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Women’s Resource Center
Decature Ga
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Matthew25 Nashville
(615) 383-9577
info@matthew25helps.com

Community Care Fellowship
Nashville
511 South 8th St.
Nashville, TN 37206
615-227-1953

Focus Middle Tennessee
615.603.6169
  selena@focusmidtenn.com
   PO Box 331585
         Murfreesboro, TN
37133

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Oasis Center Middle Tennessee
 615.327.4455
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7Hills Homeless Center | 1031 N. College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701| 479-966-4378

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House of Hope Rescue Mission
505 E Emma Ave.
Springdale, AR 72764
479.756.7333

Little Rock Compassion Center
4210 Asher Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204
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Our House
302 E. Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR 72206
Phone: 501-374-7383
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Bethlehem House
501-329-4862
volunteer@bethlehemhouse.net
1115 Parkway St, Conway, AR 72034


OPEN ARMS SHELTER

1500 Navajo Trail
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086
(501)676-6166


The Next Step

479.782.5433
123 North 6th St., Suite 200
Fort Smith, AR 72901


Women and Children First
501-376-3219
Court Advocate Phone:
(501) 372-5630
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1954
Little Rock, AR 72203

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Domestic Peace
700 S. Rock St
Little Rock, AR 72202
Toll Free  800.269.4668
Phone  501.907.5612

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Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky.....
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Maty Ellen's Hearth
Women's Shelter
1226 Clay Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 264.4108


SAMARITAN HOUSE
611 Fortune St.
Charlotte, NC 28205
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Homes of Light
4426 Hugh Howell Rd Suite B-101
Tucker, GA 30064
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Rebecca's Tent
1180 University Drive Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30306
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 Clifton Sanctuary Ministries
369 Connecticut Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
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City Of Refuge
1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW,
Atlanta, GA 30314
404-874-2241
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The Salvation Army,
an international movement,
 is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.
 Its message is based on the Bible.
 Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.
 Its mission is to preach....
the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination

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